Care, Guidance and Support
We pride ourselves
on our outstanding pastoral care throughout the school. The following services ensure that your
daughter is well cared for:
Form Tutor – every
student is in a form group with a tutor who will stay with them throughout
their time at the school. The Form
Tutor is the first point of contact for parents and someone who will know your
daughter very well both emotionally and academically.
Year Co-ordinator –
they will oversee all the students within a Year Group to ensure that they are
able to progress as well, if not better, than expected. They oversee all aspects of care, guidance
and support within their year group.
- Medical facilities and support –
We are very privileged to have a well-equipped medical room. In case of medical emergency we have a large
team of trained first aiders on call.
We also have an attached nurse from the Sutton Nursing Service in school
one day each week to help educate the students about their health and wellbeing
and for support with medical issues.
- School Counsellor – Via referral
from the Heads of Year, the Counsellor will provide emotional support and
guidance for students with tier 2 specific social and emotional needs.
- Emotional Literacy Support
Assistant (ELSA) – Via referral from the Heads of Year, the ELSA will provide
support for students with tier 1 social and emotional needs. This may be small group or individual
- Data and Attendance Assistant –
has responsibility for monitoring attendance and punctuality and supporting
parents in maintaining excellence in these areas.
- Student Support Assistant – has
responsibility for supporting students who may need additional input to access
the curriculum, due to a special educational need or social difficulties for
Parents’ Information Evenings – will be held at
the start of the year to highlight important information for that academic
Form Tutor Evenings – will be held in the Autumn
Term, for you to meet your daughter’s Form Tutor and discuss how well she has
settled into school life at Wallington.
Parents’ Evenings – during the year you will have
a Parents’ Evening, where you will be able to discuss your daughter’s progress
with her teachers.
Storing and Administering Medications for Students
If you wish us to store
prescription medicine for your daughter in the medical room please click on the form below to download a copy. The form should be
completed in full and brought into school with the medication and handed in at
Please note that for epi-pens and inhalers, these will be
returned to you for disposal when the expiry date has passed and you will be
required to complete a new form to accompany the new medication.
Parental Permission to Store and Administer Medications
If your Daughter Sustains a Head Injury at School
If your daughter comes to the first aid room with a head injury which does not require her being sent home, she will be given a letter to bring home which will explain the nature of the injury. Please click on the link below for advice from the NHS.
NHS Head Injury Advice